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Subject DO NOT REPLY [Bug 49496] Password (getpass()) truncation issue on HP-UX in apr-0.9.18 (till 1.4.2)
Date Tue, 15 Feb 2011 12:19:20 GMT

--- Comment #1 from Guenter Knauf <eflash@gmx.net> 2011-02-15 07:19:16 EST ---
(In reply to comment #0)
> The recommended password reading API on HP-UX is getpasswd() defined in libsec.
> I would like to request apr developers to resolve the apr issue on HP-UX by
> either of following methods,
> - On HP-UX, always use apr internal getpass() / apr_getpass().
> - On HP-UX, configure should check for getpasswd() available in libsec library.
unfortunately I wasnt able to find a prototype for HP-UX getpasswd(),
also seems its API is inconsistent, f.e. I found this:
    B.    Fix for HP-UX 11.0 with tcb enabled: the argument list of the
    (undocumented but essential) getpasswd() function has changed
    between 10.20 and 11.0.
therefore I went with your 1st suggestion and commited a fix to APR trunk:
unless someone objects I will soon backport this fix to 1.4.x, 1.3.x and 0.9.x.

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